The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Manager
Rank 155 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Test Manager 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £531 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Test Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3595 3063 2632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 94.07% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2158 1709 1336
Average daily rate £381 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 188 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £11.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Test Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Test Manager across the North West region.

Senior Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 - -
Senior Test Manager
England

Senior Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Senior Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Manager in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Senior Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Senior Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft